Multicore (parallel) processing in R

August 27, 2013

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Multicore (parallel) processing in R from Wallace Campbell on Vimeo.

If you're not programming in parallel, you're only using a fraction of your computer's power! I demonstrate how to run "for" loops in parallel using the mclapply function from the multicore library. The code can be scaled to any number of available cores.

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